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  • Allahabad HC stays caste-based rallies in UP

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday stayed with immediate effect caste-based rallies throughout Uttar Pradesh, while issuing notices to central and state governments, EC and four major political parties. “We stay caste-based rallies throughout the state of UP,” the Lucknow bench of the court comprising justices Uma Nath Singh and Mahendra Dayal said on a […]

    First phase of West Bengal panchayat poll begins

    The first of the five-phased panchayat polls has begun in West Bengal after weeks of legal dispute, with lakhs of voters across three districts voting to choose representatives for over 10,200 seats. Elections are being held after the Supreme Court refused to reschedule the poll dates which the West Bengal government said, were clashing with […]

    Kerala to get Central assistance for Mid-day Meal Scheme

    Kerala will get Central assistance worth 97 crore rupees for the implementation of the Mid-day Meal Scheme in schools. The Centre has also decided to hike the allowance for cooks preparing mid-day meals in schools by fifty rupees.

    Six Naxalites killed in police encounter in Gadchiroli

    At least six Naxalites were killed on Sunday in an encounter with police near Etapalli tehsil in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district. The encounter was still on and police have so far recovered bodies of six Maoists clad in uniforms, police said. They have also recovered one 303 carbine, three 12 bore rifles and some cartridges from […]

    Cong-JMM to form coalition govt in Jharkhand

    The Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday formally announced their alliance in Jharkhand. JMM leader Hemant Soren said the Congress and the JMM will form a coalition government. “The JMM and the Congress have decided to form a coalition government…We are also going to fight the 2014 Lok Sabha polls together. The […]

    Assam flood deteriorates

    The flood situation in Assam deteriorated further with 14 more villages inundated in the worst-hit Dhemaji district on Thursday. So far 260 villages have been affected in nine districts across the state affecting nearly 80,000 people, according to the data by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA). A 12-year-old boy has died at Jengpuri in […]

    Missing untraced till July 15 will be presumed dead: Bahuguna

    Racing against time, the Uttarakhand government on Thursday decided to presume dead those missing in the flood-ravaged state if they remain untraced till 15th July and asked officials to remain vigilant in the wake of warning of heavy rains over the next two days. Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the exact number of people missing […]

    Red alert in Assam districts after met warning of heavy rainfall

    In Assam, precautionary measures are being taken in four districts after the Met department reported that there might be rainfall of 488 millimeter in the next 72 hours. The Assam government has issued a red alert in Sonitpur, Barpeta,Golaghat and North Lakhimpur district. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has directed all concerned departments to take necessary […]

    Assam floods: 250 villages affected, 75,000 people displaced

    The flood situation in Assam continued to remain critical on Wednesday with nearly 250 villages under water, affecting over 75,000 people across nine districts. The data of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) showed that the Brahmaputra was flowing over danger mark at Nematighat in Jorhat district. Two of its tributaries — Dhansiri and Jia […]

    Cabinet clears Rs 710 crore grant to J&K

    A week after PM Manmohan Singh’s announcement in Srinagar, the Union Cabinet gave its nod to a grant of Rs 710 crore for land acquisition for expansion and upgradation of rural roads network in Jammu and Kashmir. The payment will be a special one-time dispensation for Jammu and Kashmir to meet the cost of land […]